Thought For the Day: We Owe Our Freedom To the Military

“It is the soldier, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press. It is the soldier, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech. It is the soldier, not the campus organizer, who has given us the freedom to demonstrate. It is the soldier, who salutes the flag, who serves beneath the flag, and whose coffin is draped by the flag, who allows the protester to burn the flag.”  – Charles M. Province

One slight correction, Mr. Province, I appreciate the enthusiasm for the soldier and his and her role in keeping our precious freedoms for all of us.  But, the rest of the military deserves this accolade as well.  Right?

 

 

 

About alohapromisesforever

Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses and husband to Ally Romani.
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